It’s amazing how easily College life can be the crucible for bonded lifetime friendships. Social and community activities and events play an important role in making your on-campus life an unforgettable experience. Here’s a guide to what’s on at Grace.
This is THE big week of the year for any university, but as a college we’re particularly renowned for our O-week activities, filled with outrageous fun, useful information and the forging of fast friendships that last a lifetime.
At Grace College, we complement your university o-week events with our own special calendar of activities. This week helps you settle in to life at Grace, life at university and for most, life in a new, vibrant, sub-tropical city.
This coming year promises to be our best yet, as we excitedly welcome a newly gender diverse group of freshers for first time in more than 50 years.
As well as a our regular Grace events, life at a residential college gives you exclusive access to the wider college events calendar, so whether you’re a big-event social butterfly, or prefer getting to know people in small group settings, there’s something for you. Popular events include:
- O-Week celebrations and activities
- Grace, ICC and College Balls, and post-ball recoveries
- Bachelorette Night
- Leadership, academic and community dinners
- Parent's and supporters weekend
- Inter-GRACE-ion & Cele-GRACE-ion
- Grace-only events like Grace's Got Talent, Wellness week, Purple brunch
- Celebrations for important holidays like Easter, Ramadan and Christmas
- Valedictory and end of year celebrations
At Grace, we like to be active in helping the broader communities in which we live, study and play. We have a strong tradition of giving back, and our residents have many opportunities to get involved in helping out.
Some of our favourite activities include ‘Do it in a dress’ – fundraising to improve access to education for girls globally; Clean Up Australia Day and ICC Camp-out.
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